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Travis Heights


Imagine a neighborhood that perfectly fuses Austin's rich history, vibrant culture, and lush natural landscapes. That's Travis Heights for you, a community situated just south of Lady Bird Lake. It’s been a desirable locale since it first graced Austin's map in the 1920s. Its close proximity to the lake and downtown, its eclectic atmosphere, and its scenic hills make it a top pick for homebuyers.


What Makes Travis Heights So Special?

People adore living here for many reasons. First, it offers a fantastic quality of life. The streets are walkable and framed by mature trees. You'll find everything from grocery stores to world-class eateries just a hop, skip, and jump away. Travis Heights also boasts an active arts scene and a variety of local events, so you'll never find a dull moment here.

What’s more, the sense of community is strong. It’s a place where neighbors greet each other by name. It’s a rarity to find such a welcoming atmosphere in a city as bustling as Austin.


What To Love

  • A rich tapestry of residents, from artists to tech entrepreneurs.
  • Historic homes blend seamlessly with modern designs.
  • Quiet, tree-lined streets perfect for families or peaceful living.


The Local Lifestyle

The demographic diversity of Travis Heights mirrors the eclectic tapestry of Austin itself. Walking down its quiet streets, you might encounter a well-known musician, a startup founder, and a University of Texas professor all in one stroll. The architectural styles are just as varied. From charming Craftsman homes to sleek modern builds, the real estate landscape is diverse.

Designed by renowned architects and featuring a mix of old and new styles, houses here often incorporate unique design elements, from classic Tudor arches to contemporary glass facades. In other words, Travis Heights offers something for everyone.


Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Let’s talk food. In Travis Heights, culinary options abound. The South Congress Cafe serves up delicious brunches, offering a mix of classic and Texan delights. Guero's Taco Bar offers authentic Mexican fare, a local go-to for both casual dining and festive occasions. For a luxurious dining experience, consider the upscale Lenoir, a cozy spot with an ever-changing seasonal menu.


Shopping is also a treat. The SoCo shopping district is home to a variety of boutique stores, from chic fashion at Maya Star to handcrafted jewelry at Parts & Labour. Music lovers will find heaven at South Austin Music, a shop that offers a wide range of instruments and accessories.


Things to Do

When the sun is shining, and the weather is warm, residents often flock to Big Stacy Pool, a spring-fed public pool perfect for swimming laps or lounging in the sun. Nature enthusiasts can explore the Blunn Creek Preserve, a 38-acre nature preserve offering scenic trails.


Travis Heights also enjoys close proximity to some of Austin's most significant cultural institutions. The Long Center for the Performing Arts, for example, hosts an array of performances, from Broadway shows to symphonies. The Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum showcases stunning sculptures in an outdoor gallery.


If you're a fan of festivals, you're in luck. The neighborhood is just a stone’s throw away from the famous South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival, which celebrates the convergence of tech, film, and music industries every March. Not to forget the Art City Austin Festival, an annual celebration of visual art, craftsmanship, and local music.


Final Thoughts

With a comfortable blend of natural beauty, architectural charm, and a tight-knit community, Travis Heights stands as a microcosm of what makes Austin such an appealing place to live. 

So, if you're looking for a home in Austin, Travis Heights is definitely worth your attention. Scroll down to check out available listings today and become a part of this ever-evolving, always fascinating community.

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